New Collaboration for 2016

In partnership with ESSEXLab we are running new experiments courses here on the Essex Campus with external Instructors, Macartan Humphreys (Columbia University) & Jason Lyall (Yale University).

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Machine Learning

This course taught by Lucas Leeman (University College London) will introduce participants to a fascinating field of statistics. We will see how we can rely on statistical models to gain a deep understanding from data.

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Exploration and Analysis of Social Media Data

This course taught by Christopher Fariss (Penn State University) focuses on the research design and analysis tools used to explore and understand “big data”.

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Identifying Causation through Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research

In this course taught by James Lo (Princeton University) we explore and critique methods for conducting causal inference in the social sciences.

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Sage Publishing Sponsorship

We are pleased to announce Sage Publishing as our new premium sponsor for the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis.

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Fast facts about ESS

  • Students
  • Lecturers 2016
  • Through the years...
  • Essex Campus
600

Avg. students/year over last 10 years

43

Different countries

12

Different disciplines

1,500

Credits earned in 2015

16

Disciplines

46

Different courses taught

36

Different countries

41

Different institutions

15,000+

Participants since 1967

1,300

Courses Taught

25,000

Courses Taken

6

Master's Degrees granted since 2013

200

Acres of beautiful parkland

60 mins

From London and Stansted Airport

2 miles

From Colchester's centre – England's oldest recorded town

24 hours

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